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at summer time staffing levels. live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> breaking news out of san mateo county, a school bus accident before 5:00 p.m. tonight on highway 17. officials say the bus collided with a van. only the driver was inside the bus at the time and there are serious injuries. one lane of highway 17 is closed at this hour. we are working to get more information. >>> more developing news in the central valley. 40 people were injured when a big rig collided with a amtrak train along the amtrak line. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home after visiting hayward. she says she wasn't seriously hurt but it was scary when the train started tipping. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all dusty and, you know, you are breathing in the dirt. people start
at the end of the mass but he never did. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> not everyone is happy with san francisco's new archbishop. ktvu's rob roth continues our coverage with the protesters and the counter protesters who came out today. rob? >> reporter: the protest here is pretty much wrapped up, protests that drew critics and supporters of the new archbishop. >> stop teaching hate. >> reporter: two dozen protesters gathered outside. many upset that archbishop salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince him that we matter. >> reporter: it is comments like this one by salvatore cordileone that has supporters riled. >> marriage can only be between a man and a woman. >> reporter: they say salvatore cordileone is too conservative for san francisco. >> marriage should be for everyone. >> reporter: next to the anti- salvatore cordileone protesters were supporters of the archbishop. peacefully co existing. >> it will be very -- test on him. >> reporter: at one poi
will be redistributed to other classrooms. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a girl is in critical condition after she was struck by an suv this afternoon. it happened on novato boulevard and sandy creek way at 3:00 p.m. and in the last few minutes we have confirmed the 11-year-old girl was riding a bike when she was hit by a white suv. the driver pulled over after the crash and talking with police. this video shows the skid marks left behind by the suv. we learned the girl was thrown 100 feet. she was airlifted to a hospital and in critical condition. we also learned the girl moved to the neighborhood with her family a few weeks ago. >>> police ditch patcher is on leave following arrest for drug position. he was arrested last night at her home. investigators say they found a small amount of methamphetamine and other drugs. she worked for the police department for 21 years. >>> yosemite national park announced today it will offer voluntary testing for the hantavirus to all employees. the statement department launched a pilot program testing 100 employees. 9 visitors have been infected, 3 have died and
this could have been a fatal, 21 people died last year. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> caught in the act. a resident in san jose provided police with an important clue and today it paid off as officers swarmed a neighborhood and broke up a group of burglars. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with the pictures and why this case is far from over. robert? >> reporter: pictures they needed because the san jose police department has been struggling with the problem. burglaries going up, and fewer officers to respond. we are going to show you pictures that helped catch the burglars. >>> san jose police officers make six arrests. these are pictures from a citizens of burglars breaking into a home through a backdoor today in san jose. we are not showing faces because the suspects are juveniles but in the pictures they are smiling, while carrying merchandise into the vehicle. >> we see cash taken, ipad, computers, apple devices, electronics, tvs. >> reporter: officers believe they burglarized two homes in the past two days. but a neighborhood captured the vehicle that
. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are live in albany where parents are meeting with school administrators. this after a teacher was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. coming up, an update on what parents are being told. >>> following developing news, a 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a suv while riding her bike. news chopper 2 caught site of the skid marks and the damaged suv. investigators tell us the girl was riding her bike home from school when she was hit and thrown 100 feet. she was airlifted to the hospital. the driver is cooperating with police. the girl's family just moved to the neighborhood a few weeks ago. >>> cell phone thefts are not unusual but in one city they are more violence. ktvu's patty lee is live in san francisco with the action one victim is taking a try to stop the trend. patty? >> reporter: an ipad was stolen yesterday. as they sped away they hit a news van and crashed. that incident is bringing attention to the problem that if you are walking around carrying a cell phone or a tablet, you
have to happen. ktvu' debora villalon is live in novato where people are crying for change. >> reporter: those cries will get louder as people learn the little girl did not make it. she was headed home from school when she was struck by an suv. a bike track, a bike tire, a girl's shoe. >> she just moved in maybe a month ago, maybe a little bit more. >> reporter: friends say she was new to the neighborhood and the hazard of this busy street. newly arrived into the state with her parents and two brothers. >> there's always cars going fast and i can tell people are not paying attention. >> reporter: the seventh grader fell head first from the suv. even with a helmet suffering major injuries. that witness tried to comfort her as help was called but says the child was unconscious. she was stabilized at a local er then air lifted to children's hospital oakland. the man who hit her stopped and cooperated. >> being interviewed, answering questions. witnesses are confirming his statement at this point. >> reporter: i think that there needs to be a stop sign here. >> reporter: famili
. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> how will you vote in this year's election. take the ktvu election quiz. this candidate is the best match for you. >> ktvu political analysts is keeping a close eye on tomorrow's debate. >> i know you've seen so many debate. who do you think came up on top tonight. >> it's a good night for governor romney. no big surprises, no real mistakes, no gas, no outstanding zingers. i think romney is poised. he did what he did it to do. he's behind in the battle ground states and deceptive with attacking the president. this is pretty much a good night for him. he avoided the pitfalls. president obama, social security, medicare, medicaid and he avoided it. >> what do you think viewers are looking for in tonight's debate? >> i think voters look what they are looking for. and voters have an opportunity to compare the two candidates, basically saying, someone representing me, my values, my family, my interest. if you like obama coming in, no big surprise coming out. he spoke your language. he appealed your interest and values. if you like romney, it's a good night. i d
. and neighbors say it didn't have to happen. ktvu' debora villalon is live in novato where people are crying for change. >> reporter: those cries will get louder as people learn the little girl did not make it. she was headed home from school when she was struck by an suv. a bike track, a bike tire, a girl's shoe. >> she just moved in maybe a month ago, maybe a little bit more. >> reporter: friends say she was new to the neighborhood and the hazard of this busy street. newly arrived into the state with her parents and two brothers. >> there's always cars going fast and i can tell people are not paying attention. >> reporter: the seventh grader fell head first from the suv. even with a helmet suffering major injuries. that witness tried to comfort her as help was called but says the child was unconscious. she was stabilized at a local er then air lifted to children's hospital oakland. the man who hit her stopped and cooperated. >> being interviewed, answering questions. witnesses are confirming his statement at this point. >> reporter: i think that there needs to be a stop sign here. >> repor
the coliseum, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just as recently as nine games ago, the oakland a's were actually five games out of first place. >> and they responded by winning their last six in a row, including a three-game sweep with the texas rangers. from 5-to-1, the a's come back with a 6-1. yoenis cespedes set what looked like a fly ball to center. but you see josh hamilton loses the ball. a drop for a two-run error. it gave the a's a 7-5 lead. >> the eighth had four more runs with the bases loaded. brandon moss shoots a single to right. nelson has problems on his own. all three runners score. a's up 12-5. then grant balfour gets michael young to fly out meekly to center. that ends the game. so for the second time in three days, the a's were popping champagne corks, for their division title more details now on the american league play-offs. the a's are the western division champs, as we mentioned, but their opponent is still up in the air. all depends on what the yankees do tonight. if they win, the a's will play the detroit tiergs. tigers. >>> well, the party was not only on th
that will be focused on foreign policy. in denver, ken pritchett, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> stay with ktvu for continuing election cove ram. at 10:25, we delve deeper into the question of which candidate won tonight's debate, with some non-partisan opinions. then reaction from bay area democrats and republicans. what voters on both sides can agree on. and on ktvu.com, you'll find a tab dedicated to tonight's debate with more video. >>> what a finish the oakland a's have capped a storybook season with an improbable winning streak. tonight, the oakland a's, are champion of the american league west. the a's needed a big comeback, but that is the story of the season, after a slow start at  the beginning of the season, the a's really turned it on in the 2nd half, ultimately sweeping the angels to win the west. it was their first division crown in two years, and few people saw it coming. ken wayne is live now at the coliseum, with fans who are still celebrating. >> reporter: there is one word used to describe this year's oakland a's. a-mazing. the players took a victory lap to thank the fans w
>>> complete bay area coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> welcome to a brand-new day, it is a monday, october 1st. let's check in with steve paul sop for the weather. >> they have been stuck in the soup, temperatures cleared out and today looks similar, it looks like the fog will work its way back to near 100. >>> if you are driving on 80, it is getting more crowded where you will see just a little bit more of a crowd as you come to the 6:00 hour, traffic is backed up in some of the cash lanes already and it is getting slower in all the lanes. let's go back to the desk. >>> they are serving for all the suspects in connection with the shooting. allie rasmus has more on where a man and woman were seriously hurt, allie? >> reporter: the couple who did not want to be on camera described a pretty chaotic scene. she said it was consecutive and shots one after the other. it was also in the frame of the building and directly underneath, that front and the back windows in this building were completely shattered. two people, a man and woman were seriously inj
after a fire burned their home. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong has been there since 4:30 this morning getting a close look at the damage. >> reporter: good morning, tori. we have daylight. we can get a look at the damage. you can see how hot this fire burned. there was a partial roof collapse this morning. so waiting for daylight was very important for investigations to make sure it was safe so they can figure out what areas are safe to go into as they try to figure this out. we just talked to a neighbor who practically could feel the heat of the fire from his deck. he told us what he saw. >> from what i could tell, it was another oakland hills fire. it was so intense and so big. i thought what's going on here? it was just the one house. but it was very scary. >> reporter: when he first saw the firefighter, the firefighters were not called get. they got a call at about 12:15 and they got here and saw the fire was surrounding threatening -- the fire was threatsenning surrounding homes and they called for backup. there was one person in a wheelchair. two officers were a
teacher who was found dead after being accused of molestation. as ktvu's john sasaki reports, that teacher was a beloved member of their school community. >> reporter: classes led out early today at albany middle school because of the hardships the school is enduring today. >> i had him as a teacher he was a really great teacher and i really miss him. >> reporter: tears flowed freely for the teacher that committed just five days after arrested for allegedly committing a lewd act on a minor. >> so i just feel really bad for all of his family and friends and all the teachers here that they loved him. he was a great guy. >> reporter: there was an outpouring of support and some in the school security say they do not believe the allegations. >> that's two families suffering through very difficult situationless. one suffering through a loss and the other dealing with their child being touched inappropriately. >> we don't have all the information. that's all we tell them. you shouldn't judge things until you have the information. >> reporter: despite that unknown situation, teachers and staff wor
and they plan to have more in the future. live in oakland i'm paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now to the south bay where a rally and march against prostitution is getting underway right now in san jose. neighbors around south street say they've seen a sharp spike in prostitution. some residents say the women are often aggressive and they worry about the children attending two nearby elementary schools, a youth center and a public library. organizers at the event are calling for more police presence man is under arrestt down following a case this morning. officers say about 8:00 a.m. crashed a car near 14th and adeline street. he then ran from the car. they locked down martin loouter king elementary as a precaution. police in a yard around adeline street about 10:00 a.m.. police say the 31-year-old suspect was wanted in connection with an assault. >>> san francisco police say they took 45 people into custody in a sweep of the long-standing occupy of a federal reserve bank on market street. police moved in around 11:30 last night. officers say they've given repeated warnings over th
here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you, are you ready, pam? >> i am ready. >> it is october 1st, i am dave clark. >> let's check in with steve paulson, it is still hot? >> for most. we are unclear skies, this looks like the hottest day of the week and we will have more coming up with that in about five minutes. here is sal. >>> no major problems as you drive through and also the morning commute will be looking good at the bay bridge into san francisco. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> the search continues for two missing men off the san teo lorraine blanco is near pigeon point when their boat capsized, good morning, lorraine. >> we are -- >> reporter: we are just south of half-moon bay searching for two men loved ones are holding on to hope hoping they will find the fishermen alive. their 18-foot striper capsized and they were on a fishing trip with two other men who were able to swim to shore and call for help. one of the missing men left for san francisco early morning for a day of fishing with friends. >> he i
their voices heard. ktvu's paul chambers is following the crowd and just spoke to city leaders about the rule changes for tonight's meeting. paul-- >> reporter: we were inside a few minutes ago but you can see there's quite a few people outside very upset and very angry. this has been going on for nearly half an hour. but about 40 minutes ago this was the scene. >> let them in, let them in. let them in. >> reporter: city leaders closed the doors and the faces of dozens of people who wanted to voice their concerns about alan blufford the 18-year-old that was shot and killed by oakland police back in may. today many of those supporters marched to city hall. >> our thing is not to take over city hall. we want to make sure that the city hall is aware of my son's death and are doing something about it. >> the balcony and gallery are close for security reasons. >> reporter: now it was two weeks ago that a group interrupted the council meeting when they demanded to see the police report. council said it was so disruptive they ended their meeting early. because of it, they placed a new laws. once you
their division. ktvu's amber lee live at the coliseum to explain why some fans are calling the a's achievement money ball two, amber. >> reporter: frank, boy the mood out here is electric even from out here i can hear the roar of the crowd. like you said one out from khrefrpling a wild card spot. and the fans are going crazy inside -- from colleging a wild card spot and the fans are going crazy inside. fans are on a high tonight despite a season of low attendance, low payroll and low expectation. >> we decided to get here especially with the a's pushing to win a division. >> reporter: even with pitch perfect weather tonight, only an estimated 19,000 fans attended the game. >> the book of season tickets that's all. >> reporter: one season ticketholder proudly showed us a book filled with this year's game. katherine says she has attended almost every game for the past four decades. >> i just enjoy it. i just hope i can keep coming. >> reporter: we spoke with a's manager bob melvin about the keys to this season's success shortly before the start of tonight's game. >> we got a lot of good players,
candidates are changing their strategies. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day and it's a friday october 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the forecast and again i ask you because we are -- people will worry about the fog seeing the blue angels. >> we had that big cool down started on thursday. it continues today. there is a lot of low clouds and high clouds over us. mostly cloudy pattern. it might play into our weather late sunday into monday. todays highs 60s and 70s. >>> right now westbound highway 4 looks pretty good. it is a little crowded as you come in through the bay point area. also slow traffic building up in pleasant hill. westbound 24 as you drive past lafayette and oakland it's a nice drive. let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news san francisco is bracing for big crowds this weekend. more than a million people are expected to fill the streets were several high profile events. that includes the america's cup world series. the giants playoffs, fleet week,
will be docking bringing 7000 people here. all in all a jam packed weekend. in san francisco, ktvu. >> this is not the only place with big events. stanford will host arizona wildcats tomorrow and bears will take on ucla at memorial stadium. justin beiber concert, madonna and florence and the machine will be performing. there is a lot on the schedule this weekend. we have it all organized for you on our website at ktvu.com where we have summaries telling you about some of the weekend's big events. go to the front page and look for that weekend extra tab. there is hope down the road for residents who are looking for alternatives to a rough commute. in a few minutes we'll tell you why the scene is antioch today as a sign of relief on the way. >>> new detail about his the death of a 34 year old bay area man who died from rabies. within the last 90 minutes a press conference wrapped up where health officials released information on this case and a warning for other residents. we are joined live with more on what health officials are saying. >> reporter: health officials gave us more inf
will be dropping. >>> ktvu's cara liu reports the city approved event turned into several calls to police. >> that was so fun. >> reporter: but not everyone was happy the rave went until 2:00 a.m. >> i was like when is this going to end. i was really, i was very angry. >> reporter: rena pavao says her house rattled and the noise was abnoxious. even though she lives two miles from. >> here at steve's home. it was a similar story. >> the medicine cabinet was shaking. you could hear the thumping pretty good. i was a little upset that it was an outdoor event that lasted until 2:00. if it was 11:00 it would have been okay. >> it's what young people want. it isn't going away. >> reporter: kevin wilkin is the event producer. >> it's as loud as an aircraft. >> reporter: he says their permit did not include noise restrictions. >> if you can put up once a year that would be gone. i promise not to do it every week. >> reporter: organizers tell me they were told to point the noise west so folks here in alameda likely got it the worse. a lot of people want it gone if not more control. >>> the oakland
it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people who were loved. >> we sort of left with this big blank spot up in our minds and hearts like gone. just gone. >> reporter: she's talking about 23-year-old robert dale. a neighbor she's known since he was a little boy. dale lost his own mother when he was three and now his two- year-old son will grow up without his dad. and sarah mellis now will race his dad alone. >> it hurts. it hurts me, it hurts my son. it hurts his family. >> reporter: police say dale was sitting in a car with another young man in front of his house on 72nd off international about 6:00 this morning. >> something transpired whether it's a confrontation, and that's when the suspect opened fire, and shooting and killing both of our victims. >> reporte
, debra villalon, ktvu news. >>> smoke filled the sky today in san jose, coming up in just 11 minutes why it was too dangerous for firefighters to go inside to tackle these flames. >>> a power outage had a very specific cause. a squirrel got into an outdoor substation just after 5:00 p.m. that knocked out power to almost 11,000 customers. the affected area was in the oakland berkeley hills between broadway terrace and clairmont avenue. power was mostly restored in about 90 minutes but that was not soon enough for some college avenue restaurant. they were hoping to lure crowds and fans after the cal football game. >> as you can probably guess we're losing thousands of dollars tonight, this is not good for us. so we're probably going to be closing down for the rest of the night. >> reporter: pg & e got the power back around 6:30 but then the utility had to take the electricity down again for about half an hour to complete all the needed repairs. >>> police arrested marcy keelan last night near a motel. she tried to shoplift groceries then took off when an employee confronted the girl. kee
division series play office, and it could start as early as saturday. reporting live in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the a's played in front of a sell out crowd this afternoon and as you can expect most of the fans stuck around for the celebration after the game. >> many of the a's die hard fans made its amazing regular season finish helped to relieve some of the pain of not making the play offs in 2006, and they say they see even better things ahead. >> the best team ever to go. we're so happy to be in the play offs. all the way, baby. >> i've been an a's fan since the 90 aes so i've been through it all so i relive this. let's go oakland. let's go favorite series. >> how far will the a's go? is the world series in reach? many of the fans say anything seems possible now. >>> san francisco giants also learned their fate today. the giants will start at home in a best of five series against the cincinnati reds. game one is scheduled for saturday. game two is set for sunday but a start time is still to be determined. go to ktvu.com including a slide show a fan showing off their a's p
they would like your help. if you've seen her, please give them a call. reporting live, ktvu news. >>> there's reports this morning connecting al-qaeda to the american consulate in libya. and they're being criticized for how they protect diplomats. you will hear what intelligence officials are revealing now. >>> well, nobel peace prize winner from burma comes in for a historic visit. it's an event organized by silicon valley tech billionaires. this also features other global activists. she'll be addressing the local burmese community. >>> the tour included meeting president obama. >>> the post office will default on billions of dollars on a health care fund for future retirees. this is the second postal service default in two months, but the default is said to not impact daily post office operations and employees will still be paid. in just a few hours, a groundbreaking ceremony to extend bart to san jose. the focus will be on work to fremont. the project includes widening mission boulevard and enhancing the area for pedestrians. two bart bridges will be installed. work is due to be finished
neighbors in three different cities, raving mad. ktvu channel 2 morning news has been covering the store since the complaints have been pouring in. beyond wonderland, it went to thousands of people and it also drew a lot of noise complaints and nearly 1,000 from all immediate i was hearing the walls thumbing. >> the music did not stop until 2:00 a.m. and organizers were told to point the noise west so people in alameda got it the worst. >>> some staff released a statement that reads in part, we apologize for the discomfort and we will ensure this does not happen again. we are undertaking to an immediate review of the situation. >>> well an amazing site in a san francisco bay, news chopper 2 spotted a um back weather. there has been a shark increase and the whales come to feed before heading to their breeding grounds in central america. >>> we are on our way to our mini heat spell and temperatures are already in the 70s and 80s, giving you a live look with a bit of haze and as tore are you mentioned, it is a northerly bridge to 3 miles per hour the on shore breeze it nowhere to be found.
is they hit the streets. reporting live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2news. >> another live look right now, we have a ktvu camera ready to ride along with them. again we are going to follow the critical mass bike ride and monitor tonight's ride, a lot of people out there getting ready to take off. we have reports that you posted on the route and any major traffic impacts if those happen. >> a vigil is about to part in nevado where a 12-year-old was struck and killed while riding her bike home from school. mike is in nevado and spoke with her family today about the hope she had for her future. >> reporter: and right now the memorial here at the accident sight continues to grow and as it does we now that the young girl was riding her bike against traffic. right here across the street on her way home. we talked to some family and friends and they came up with one exexplanation. often coming from home she would stop and feed horses. she did that often on her way home. she wanted to be a vet when she grew up. the flowers, the notes, the outpouring of support hasn't stopped . >> right now, my
in the water searching for the men. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in overnight news a shooting in oakland, seriously injured a man and a woman. neighbors say there was gunshots just before midnight near 7th and fillmore street. allie rasmus is live. allie, a lot of damage there, right? i'm looking other your shoulder. >> reporter: a lot. the people we spoke to said there was were ten stray shots fired, one after another. there is a lot of damage in front of this apartment building. you can see some of the bullet holes in the window. there's one in the frame of the window and a lot of bullet holes inside this entryway. there's some underneath the bully ton board in the entryway of this apartment building. two people were hurt in this shooting. a man and woman were seriously injured. they were taken to the hospital. -- hospital. witnesses say four people approached the building, opened fire. we don't know if the couple were targeted. the man and woman were the intended target of the shooting or they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. what is also unnear is where the man a
, this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell, thursday, october 4th. we begin with developing news on the morning commute. bart has been experiencing major system-wide delays to the past two hours. ktvu's alex savidge is live there with developments. >> reporter: good morning, yes, this was a stalled work vehicle that had triggered delays earlier on. but that problem has been taken care of. we did just get word from bart a couple of minutes ago that all of their trains this morning are now running on time. earlier on the delays were significant. show you video of what it looks like here with video. a bart spokesman told us they were experiencing 40 minute delays on two lines from the east bay into san francisco. that would be those lines. this was because of a maintenance vehicle blocking tracks early this morning south of the mcarthur station. now that vehicle has been cleared out of the way but trains were backed up. everything started about 4:30 this morning when that vehicle that rides actually on the bart tracks itself came
often fever is gripping both sides of the bay. ktvu's amber lee live in san francisco with how businesses are trying to recapture the magic they last saw during the giant's world series win. >> reporter: gasia, it's october orange. a tribute to the giant's success. landmarks such as coit tower are aglow and has businesses seeing green. the w hotel south of market has sold out this weekend at $400 to $500 a room per night. the giants playing the first play off game at home this weekend is the reason for all the hype. >> it's the local residents coming in, not so much the out of towners. they come in and make a whole package deal out of it. >> reporter: across the city in alameda, it's the a's that are bringing out the fans. the team is busiest when the team plays in the road. >> it's fun. everybody is happy, smiling, cheering, slapping hands. it's more of a team atmosphere. it's really fun. >> reporter: about a block away, mcgee's bar and grill expects up to a 25% increase in business this weekend. postseason baseball is golden for the green and gold faithful. >> it will be pack
to drop once the refineries get back to their normal production levels. live in fremont, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more de tails now on that spike in prices at the pump. here if the bay area the current gas price coming from triple a say a gallon of regular unledded 4.37. in oakland just a few cents cheaper ot 34 and most expensive to fill your tank in san francisco. that's where gas is averaging 4.43 a gallon. >>> salvatore cordileone was installed this afternoon. the arch by shop delivered but did not address commissioners during the two-hour mass. cordileone is seen because of his strong stance against home sexuality and same -sex marriage. by that pa rigsers told us they say he will reach out to liberal members of the church. >> he will do so. i know that's probably one of the top things on his list. >> in august arch by shop cordileone was arrested by police in san diego suspicion of drunk driving. he later issued a public apology as he pleaded guilty. >> about two dozen protesters gathered outside st. mary's to speak out. many of the group are gay right's advocates upset about cord
65 miles of bike lanes lanes. >>> ktvu camera men rode along with the critical mass riders tonight broadcasting live pictures. the riders weaved their way through the streets of downtown san francisco to the front of city hall. ben tells us he saw thousands of bike riders taking part, including a lot of kids. >>> more details now. on any given day there are 75,000 bikes in san francisco. bike riders now make up 3 1/2% of the population. bike riding has gone up 71% between 2006 and 2011. >>> now where hundreds of people gathered tonight to honor a north bay girl who was killed while riding her bike home from school. where the loss of 12-year-old haley ratliff has touched the community. debra. >> reporter: haley's favorite word were awesome and people say that described her, too. all day they have laid flowers here at the spot where the cash happened and tonight they tried as best they could to comfort her family. >> we're so sorry for everything. >> reporter: local pastors spoke for a city to two parents holding on to each other amid a sea of supporters as they cope with the loss of
an argument between bay area friends that ended >>> play often fever is gripping both sides of the bay. ktvu's amber lee live in san francisco with how businesses are trying to recapture the magic they last saw during the giant's world series win. >> reporter: gasia, it's october orange. a tribute to the giant's success. landmarks such as coit tower are aglow and has businesses seeing green. the w hotel south of market has sold out this weekend at $400 to $500 a room per night. the giants playing the first play off game at home this weekend is the reason for all the hype. >> it's the local residents coming in, not so much the out of towners. they come in and make a whole package deal out of it. >> reporter: across the city in alameda, it's the a's that are bringing out the fans. the team is busiest when the team plays in the road. >> it's fun. everybody is happy, smiling, cheering, slapping hands. it's more of a team atmosphere. it's really fun. >> reporter: about a block away, mcgee's bar and grill expects up to a 25% increase in business this weekend. postseason baseball is golden for the
. the controversial comments that mitt romney is owning up to. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, october 5th i'm pam cook. >> i know why you're smiling because it's friday. >> it's because i'm here with you. >> i know that too. i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i get to turn to steve and everything cool? >> with me or the weather? [ laughter ] >> you're always cool. >> we had that drop yesterday. we'll continue that even up to lake county and sacramento today. and areas that are usually pretty hot. not only low clouds but partly cloudy, partly sunny today 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> westbound highway 4 it's a nice drive so far if you are driving from antioch to concord. right now is a good time to do that. this mornings commute is pretty good if you are driving on the san mateo bridge. yesterday was a bad day but today is good. >>> it is a big weekend in san francisco with more than a million people expected to pack the streets. tara moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big
on ktvu.com and if you decide to hit the road, you can get live drive time traffic updates as well. >>> an officer-involved shooting in hayward leaves one man dead. paul chambers is live in hayward with why some people feared for the safety of children nearby. >> reporter: the scene is clear behind me, but this is where the officer-involved shooting happened. this is the second one so far this year. the other happened about two weeks ago. with this incident, the scary part, there were actually people playing in the park right here. and a few yards away from that, tree view elementary school's playground. just before 11:15 this morning, a haywood police officer came up on this honda accord, reported stolen. as the officer approached the car, he saw a man sitting inside. >> he ordered that occupant several times to show his hands and put his hands in the air. the suspect did not comply. >> reporter: investigators say that's when the officer looked over and saw the suspect reaching for a weapon. >> at that point, the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to us
take public transportation because parking will be extremely limited. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco is not the only place with big events this weekend. stanford hosting the arizona wildcats tomorrow and the cow bears taking on ucla at new memorial stadium. sold out justin bieber concert at the oracle arena. madonna at the hp pavilion, florence and the machine at the shoreline tonight. we in the bay area could experience our version of carmageddon, people are urged to take mass transit. coming up, how local systems plan to handle the increase in ridership. a live report on the records that could be broken this weekend. >>> with a new jobless rate, it said the u.s. economy generated only 114,000 new jobs in september, however the unemployment rate went down. the jobless rate is 7-point 8%, it's down 3/10th from august, the lowest rate since january 2009. labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for july and august and a separate report shows 873,000 people found new jobs last month. we will bring you more on the jobless numbers when we get our repor
of a very busy street because of an accident. ktvu is at the scene where this happened and where a memorial has been set up for the child who was killed. >> we're standing on the stretch of road where that deadly demeanorred. there's the memorial. you can see it clear. candies and teddy bears laid out for yesterday's acts. we have video we shot yesterday morning at 4:00 when we arrived, showing what appeared to be police evidence markers in the road. showing the path the suv took in the moments before and after striking the middle schooler. the 12-year-old girl is haley ratliff. she was riding her bike at 3:15 yesterday afternoon when she was hit by the white suv. emergency crews showed up and she was taken by ambulance and then airlifted to children's hospital in he could where she was pronounced dead. the driver who hit the girl stopped at the scene and has been cooperating with the investigation. people living near the accident scene say this can be a very dangerous stretch of road. >> there's always cars coming fast. i can tell people are not paying attention. >> now,the scene of yester
to ktvu.com and click on web links. >>>in 2012 election news, neither president obama or republican nominee mitt romney are campaigning today but their running mates are taking to the stage. vice president joe biden will rally in florida around 9:00 this morning. meanwhile, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in new hampshire. this is not a live picture, but him at the event from this morning. despite the small size, new hampshire has become a key battle ground state. ryan was there just last week. the latest polls show the president ahead of mitt romney in nine battle ground states. mr. obama's biggest leads are in ohio, new hampshire, and iowa. of course, this could change in the weeks to come. the tightest races at this point are nevada and north carolina. the national average of those polled has president obama with a 49.5%, the potential vote 44% for romney. >>>in this weekend's presidential address president obama is calling on congress to help homeowners. >> last week mortgage rates were at historic lows. but instead of helping more and more hard working famil
to open up to the public for relief from the heat. for a list of the locations go to ktvu.com and click on web links. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news, we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm gasia mikaelian, our coverage continues with the 10:00 news, tonight we keep riding along with critical mass as they mark their 20th anniversary. thousands of riders are participating. we hitched a ride with a pedicab driver. everything has been peaceful. the crowd is huge and the traffic is impacted. "tmz" is up next here on tv36.
will be able to fine a parking spot in the city, you are mistaken. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> transportation agent sills are gearing up for this very busy weekend by saturdaying more services starting tonight. bart will have up to dozen event trains and longer hours. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city. and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> playoff fever certainly hitting bay area baseball fans hard with both teams playing in the playoffs games this weekend. fans very excited. coming up at 4:45 we will take a look at how local businesses are benefiting from both the a's and giants wins. >>> new this morning two bart riders were robbed at gunpoint. that happened just about 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station parking lot. they were getting into their cars when two suspected gunmen approached them. they reportedly took their cell phones and ran with the help of police dogs though bart police tracked the suspects to a nearby warehouse area. at least one of the suspects may
. reporting live. ktvu channel 2news. >> and we have more details on bicyclists in city. on any given day there are 75,000 people riding bikes in san francisco. when it comes to the commute bike riders make up 3.5%. bike traffic went up by 71% from 200-6201. >>> six people are recovering a car crash that sent a suv into a nail salon. it happened in downtown oakland just after ten it morning. the suv hit a oakland public's work truck before it continued on to the sidewalk before it hit the front of the nail salon. two people were hit. >> they charges filed against a school teach ear accused of having inappropriate relationship with a former student. the teacher was arrested early this weekend on suspicious of committing lewd act was a child under the age of 14. he has been released on $100,000 bail. today the da's office said it's not filed any charges because the case is still pending as albany police continue their investigation. >> a smoke detector credited with saving a mother and her daughter. sound asleep in their home in san jose when it caught firet. broke out just before seven
that killed, they are demanding more information. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new this morning from iraq, ten prison guards and two inmates have been killed in a policen in tikrit. prison in tikrit. officials say some has been recaptured. security forces also reportedly dismantled three car bombs. government troops have remained control. >>> the judge in the colorado shooting rampage case will release new court documents today. reportedly we're gonna find out more about the suspect, james holmes, and the shooting in july that killed and injured people. some court motions and other matters will remain sealed. he's accused of murder, attempted murder, weapons, violations an other chalks. >>> an actor who died in -- and other charges. >>> police are saying that johnny lewis killed his 18-year- old land lady on wednesday. lewis is best known for the tv series "sons of anarchy." he was released last week after being in a drug, alcohol and psychiatric program. >>> city college of san francisco will close two sites. a board of trustees voted unanimously on the cuts last night. classes
this is ktvu channel 2news at five. >> good evening. i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather hoppings. we start this 5:00 hour with breaking news out of san carlos where a shooting crash has shut down a portion of southbound highway 101. the police say an parent shooting victim was involved in a crash near the holly street exit. authorities say a vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway. we don't know the extent of the victim's injuries. the traffic is stopped in the southbound lanes and some people were standing outside of their cars. if we get more information on the breaking story we will of course bring it to you during the course of this newscast. >>> now to developing news that we are following for you off the san mateo coast. the coast guard launching a search for two fishermen who went missing after their boat capsized. the accident happened at about 10:30 this morning about 20 miles south of half moon bay. two other people in the boat made it safely to shore. the missing pair are not wearing life vests. right now the coast guard and rescue team is hughes a helicopter and two
on the 16th and 22. you can of course watch those debates live here on ktvu channel 2. coverage begins at 6:00. >>> while the election is on tuesday, november 6, some voters have already cast their ballots. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. iowa began last week. ohio starts tuesday. volunteers from the obama and romney camps are canvassing neighborhoods looking for early votes and it's an important strategy because it allows those parties to bank votes more than a month before election day. >>> congressional roles are forcing republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan to donate a gift he received out on the campaign trail. he attended a banquet for hunters yesterday in columbus, ohio. the u.s. sportsmans alliance presented him with a hand grade american made shotgun. >> i've got one from my grandfather, a 20 gauge. you know what's great about these? the downward ejection so lefties, this is your gun. righties this is your gun. >> ryan says he will donate the firearm for a silent auction. he told a sportsmans group if elected he and mitt romney will
warren we give you a rare opportunity to hear from the chief justice of the united states himself. ktvu covered this news conference in 1968 the year before warren retired from the court. >> chief justice do you think the change is going for the better or for the worse? >> well, i think that i'm an optimist and i believe that things that are happening at the present time are ultimately for the good of our country i think. that many problems that are causing us great trouble now are problems that have developed because we have swept them under the rug for too long a time. and we're getting some outcroppings now of those problems and although we must go through some prevail and some of it is unpleasant and some of it of course will set us back for a little bit. but i think the general movement is forward and that good will come from it. >> mr. chief justice, may i ask a question. >> yes. >> and it has to do with current change today. former governor wallis is the independent party. >> that is getting into the field of politics and i will not discuss politics in any way, shape or form dire
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